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Overcome Gaslighting: How To Disarm Manipulative People, Break Free Of Domestic Violence And Recover From Emotionally Abusive Relationships Paperback – June 5, 2020
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Living with an abusive person can make your life a nightmare. Don’t let them take control of your mind - find out how to get your life back.
You’re just too sensitive!
That didn’t happen. You must be imagining things.
I don’t remember saying anything like that. You must have misunderstood me.
Do these phrases seem familiar? Perhaps a little too familiar? If you hear them often, you might be a victim of abuse - gaslighting. It might mean that someone is manipulating you, making you not trust yourself. Someone is trying to take control of your life.
If you feel yourself going crazy like you can’t trust yourself, your emotions and feelings… or you find yourself apologizing, even though you did nothing wrong… Then you are being gaslighted, made to believe your reality is not the truth. But how can that happen?
Gaslighters are sneaky and slippery. They will go out of their way to lie and spin you around until you don’t know yourself. They will get in your head and make you unable to make the simplest decisions. Thankfully, there is hope - and a way out.
Gaslighting can happen everywhere - at work, in family, in a relationship. Someone discovered they might have more power over you and they are deliberately incapacitating you emotionally. You don’t want to spend your life with those people, right?
It’s always okay to walk away from toxicity - no matter where it comes from.
Nobody should have control over your emotions and feelings - nobody but you.
In “Overcome Gaslighting” you will discover:
- How to spot that you’re being manipulated
- How one word out loud can make a whole lot of change
- How bringing a friendly coworker to meetings can save your mental health
- What does the gaslighter really want from you
- Why your cousin’s wedding might be your biggest nightmare
- Why compliments are not always your best friends
- What to do if you want to seek revenge on your abuser
And much more.
Again, this may not be easy. But don’t let your abuser haze your vision - they are harming you! You are your own person who must fight. Become a warrior, a champion of your own mental health. Be one step ahead of your abuser - gain the tools to stop them and prevent them from doing you any harm.
You, too, can become impervious to the sneaky and manipulative ways of gaslighters. Just click “Add to cart” and find out how to never be harmed by them again.
- ASIN : B089M1H75D
- Publisher : Independently published (June 5, 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 168 pages
- ISBN-13 : 979-8651531516
- Item Weight : 6.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 5 x 0.42 x 8 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,983,055 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In June Presley's book, the first impression the reader gets is that the text all throughout the chapters is easy to chew. A little bit moody perhaps, without humor. Here and there a few psychological phrases of course inserted for clarity and justification, but they are carefully and completely explained. As a matter of fact, every chapter describes repeatedly what the gaslighter is and does and what the victim can expect: one person's trust is being betrayed by another, either a close relative or co-worker. So, the reader does not have to memorize the essentials. If the reader is in a hurry, my recommendation is that (s)he reads the AFTERWORD first, because it's an elaborate summary of the entire guide.
In the printed version, an odd side note early on diverted my attention from the main topic. It made mention of our President Donald Trump being a gaslighter. The man is obviously a very successful businessman and in business you have to "kick 4$$ now and then" like Moe Green said in The Godfather.
Again, from the AFTERWORD, I deduce that GASLIGHTING IS A CRIME, according to the author. What laws were broken in my above-mentioned example? By the way, the example I use in my introduction is far more realistic than many of the weaker and poorer cases JP brings on to illustrate her opinions. However, to her credit, she leads the readers, and I assume among them many victims, thru a counseling tour of how to deal with the misery of being bullied by a gaslighter. Another assumption is that many among the mentally injured recognize the perils that exist at their place of employment where competition is high and gaslighting indeed a serious problem, not in the least from corrupt superiors. Let's anticipate that in the future with more people working from home this pest will be reduced.
Throughout the book, June Presley seems to place the gaslighter and the victim persistently in a bubble, as if there are no outsiders from family or civic, sports or cultural groups that can pop it. That brings me then to the most essential of questions: where does gaslighting start? Is our educational system not capable of uprooting this pestilence? Can a closer bond between parents and students and teachers help? I had looked forward to recommendations from the author how to examine this and interview maybe some educators or lawmakers about longtime concerns to give hope to those who are suffering this miserable existence, but I found none. Often it comes down to lack of discipline. She didn’t address this neither. The author is an advocate for less discipline and more freedom, yet less freedom of speech because she recommends stifling criticism of underachievers. What will that do? That will only lead to more doormats and very triumphant bullies.
Keeping a journal and a ledger to eliminate disputes and misunderstandings, especially in timing and money matters, is crucial defense for the victims of gaslighting. This is mentioned in the book but sparingly. It is however especially important if a gaslit marriage ends in a painful divorce.
My conclusion is that what “GASLIGHT” showed the world, is a severe, dangerous and criminal disorder, but a portrayal in a movie, and is therefore fiction. The facts disclose that the intent of the gaslighter may be criminal, there seems to be no law yet on the books that will punish his acts. Victims who fall in love with these characters better have a plan B in place: holding on to trusted friends and family members instead of hiding in a cocoon, and preparing a safe escape route by consulting the advice given in this guide.